- Farm recalls produce used in Costco salad linked to E. coli Updated: Nov-26-15 9:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday.
- Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables Updated: Nov-25-15 7:47 pm
SEATTLE - Costco officials say testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in the company's chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states.
- New federal rule for catfish inspection process finalized Updated: Nov-25-15 4:36 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service released its final rule Wednesday on a new inspection process for catfish and other ray-finned fish species that's scheduled to start in March.
- FDA aims to publish Essure safety review in February Updated: Nov-24-15 12:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials aim to release their findings on a much-debated contraceptive implant by the end of February.
- Health insurance companies owed more than $7.1M in rebates Updated: Nov-22-15 4:08 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas consumers and businesses are owed more than $7.1 million from health insurers because those companies collected too much in premiums last year than what they spent on medical care, according to federal officials.
- Mullen to leave Connecticut public health commissioner job Updated: Nov-20-15 5:03 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut Public Health Commissioner Jewel Mullen says she's leaving for a job at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- UF settles false claims allegations with feds for $20M Updated: Nov-20-15 5:01 pm
GAINESVILLE, Florida - The University of Florida agreed Friday to pay almost $20 million to settle allegations that it improperly charged the federal government for salary and administrative costs on hundreds of federal grants.
- What's for dinner? Genetically engineered salmon OK'd by FDA Updated: Nov-19-15 10:48 pm
WASHINGTON - What's for dinner? Before long, it may well be genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal cleared for human consumption in the United States.
- Delegation critical of FDA on genetically modified salmon Updated: Nov-19-15 2:32 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's "livid" at the federal Food and Drug Administration's approval of genetically modified salmon for human consumption.
- House bill would limit some calorie labels Updated: Nov-18-15 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON - Supermarkets and pizza chains would get some relief from government calorie labeling rules under legislation approved by a House committee Wednesday.
- Federal regulators: Psychiatric hospital harming patients Updated: Nov-13-15 3:56 pm
SEATTLE - Federal regulators say they plan to cut millions in Medicare and Medicaid funding to Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital.
- Gulf shrimpers contend with falling prices, tainted imports Updated: Nov-09-15 8:54 pm
BAYTOWN, Texas - Worrying about bills and plummeting shrimp prices, Dwayne Harrison stopped to apply for a mowing job one morning recently before dropping his nets in the Houston Ship Channel.
- Sen. Schumer wants FDA review of caffeinated peanut butter Updated: Nov-08-15 5:01 am
ALBANY, New York - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants the Food and Drug Administration to investigate a new caffeinated peanut butter that targets the athletic and fitness market.
- Thune, Noem question Rapid City site for counseling center Updated: Nov-05-15 7:19 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The two most senior members of South Dakota's congressional delegation are questioning the location of a proposed counseling center in the wake of a string of suicides among Indian communities around the state.
- Move to spur pint-sized medical devices to treat sick kids Updated: Nov-01-15 8:55 am
WASHINGTON - Improvise isn't a word parents want to hear from their kid's doctor. Yet pediatric specialists too often have to jury-rig care because many of the medical devices needed to treat sick children were built for adults.